Dean Schofield

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Dean Schofield
ST vs RCT 2012 12 Dean Schofield.jpg
Personal information
Full name Dean Schofield
Date of birth (1979-01-19) 19 January 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Clayton, Manchester, England
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 20 st 2 lb (128 kg)
Club information
Position(s) Lock
Current club Worcester Warriors
Youth clubs
Years Club
Aldwinians RUFC
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
2001–2002
2001–2010
2010-2012
2012-
Wakefield RFC
Sale Sharks
Toulon
Worcester Warriors
(loan)
Representative teams
2006
2007–2011
England Saxons
England

2 (0)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.

Dean Schofield (born 19 January 1979 in Clayton, Manchester, England) is a professional Rugby union player who plays for Worcester Warriors. He plays lock and is a product of Aldwinians RUFC. He first came to prominence when scoring twice as Aldwinians beat Dudley Kingswinsford in the NPI Cup Final at Twickenham. He also played for Wakefield during their time in National Division One.

Schofield made his England debut in a defeat to South Africa, during a summer tour prior to the 2007 Rugby World Cup.[1]

He was named in the England squad to participate in the 2009 Churchill Cup, coming off the bench in the Final.[2]

In the 2005–2006 season, Schofield played as a replacement in the final as Sale Sharks won their first ever Premiership title.[3] After having played for Sale Sharks since 2001, Schofield was named their captain for the 2009-10 Guinness Premiership season.[4] However, that season being the last in his contract, he chose to leave Sale at the end of the season. On 1 February 2010, he announced that he had signed a two-year deal with Top 14 club Toulon, effective from the 2010–11 Top 14 season.[5] In April 2012, it was announced that Schofield will be joining Worcester Warriors at the start of the 2012-13 season. He was the club captain of Worcester Warriors.

Personal life[edit]

Schofield lives with his partner Gemma and her son. Gemma is a successful property developer from Cheshire and runs her own company, GB Homes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Africa 58–10 England". BBC. 2007-05-26. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Ireland A 49–22 England Saxons". BBC. 2009-06-21. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  3. ^ "Sale 45-20 Leicester". BBC. 27 May 2006. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Schofield appointed Sale skipper". BBC. 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  5. ^ "Schofield signs Toulon contract". BBC Sport. 2010-02-01. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 

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